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Il Goffredo ovvero Gerusalemme liberata

Author:
Written by Torquato Tasso (Italian, 1544–1595)
Designer:
Frontispieces based on designs by Bernardo Castello (Italian, Genoa (?) 1557–1629 Genoa)
Designer:
Additional illustrations designed by Pietro Antonio Novelli (Italian, Venice 1729–1804 Venice)
Etcher:
Illustrations etched by Giacomo Leonardis (Italian, 1723–1794)
Publisher:
Published by Antonio Groppo (Italian, 1606–1680)
Artist:
Portrait of Tasso based on one by Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Date:
1760–61
Medium:
Printed book with intaglio illustration.
Dimensions:
12 11/16 x 9 1/16 in. (32.2 x 23 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.282.1-2
Not on view
Donor: Jayne Wrightsman
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

See: Morazzoni 1943, p.256; Lanckoronska 1950. no. 241; Venice1955, no. 71; Gorizia-Venice 1983, p. 197; Ferrara 1985, no. 27; Venice 1995, no. 198
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